Pain therapy is a temporary limited kind of pain reduction and follows a previous exact diagnosis.
Pain therapy can only be realized after the exclusion of life-threatening causes of pain. Examples would be hip pain in case of thrombosis, back pain during gastritis and head ache in case of hypertension.
Before starting a pain therapy, an inflammation laboratory is considered.
The benefit of pain therapy has to outweigh the risk of possible side effects.
Concerning musculoskeletal illnesses pain therapy is not only an option for treatment but also very effective to specify the diagnosis.